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Rule "buy (by)"

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Description: buy (by)
Message: Did you mean by or to buy?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/buy-by-bye-word-choice/#when-to-use-%E2%80%9Cby%E2%80%9D
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I was asked buy one of my friends…
    Correction suggestion: by, to buy
  • They were not frequently requested buy double glazing.
    Correction suggestion: by, to buy
  • Torque converter engagement is commanded buy the PCM or TCM.
    Correction suggestion: by, to buy
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I was asked by one of my friends…
  • The reports were downloaded Buy_Sell_HPL_May_13_2000.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: VBN_BUY [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-27 22:33:07 +0200)